BARD, Isaac

NY 26th Inf Co C. Residence: Boonville, New York. Born in the US. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three months on 7 May 1861 at Elmira, New York. Mustered 21 May 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal 1 Jan 1862. Wounded and taken prisoner in the battle of Bull Run, 30 Aug 1862. Deserted 3 Dec 1862 at Brooks Station, Virginia, and enlisted in the 18th Regular Infantry. Charge of desertion removed by order of the Secretary of War. Sources: (Photocopy of muster roll)